How to Speed up and Improve Performance of a Lagging iPad

"My iPad mini 2 kept freezing and running slow when I was watching videos. It's on iOS 11. I wish to speed it up to better its performance but do not know how. Can someone offer some suggestions?"

iPad poor performance problems may be common among older versions of iPad, like iPad 1, 2 or iPad mini 1, in which iOS may not run as quickly as it will in newer versions. But it does not mean that users of iPad mini 4 or iPad Pro or other newly released iPad products would be freed of such headaches. Almost all iOS devices would get sluggish or keep freezing because of full storage, a buggy iOS version, cache or trash files, or just for long period of use.

In case not all iPad/iPhone/iPod users are aware of how to speed up and improve performance on iPad 2/1, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini with iOS 11, iOS 10 or below, this article bring to you Tenorshare iCareFone, a pro in optimizing your iOS performance and use experience through cleaning redundant files and freeing up the space of your iDevices. And the whole process of cleaning is one hundred percent safe without unwanted data loss.

The Best Way to Make Your iPad/iPhone/iPod Run Faster

Tenorshare iCareFone enables you to clean and speed up your lagging iPad easily. After scanning all the files in your device, you may select any files you consider useless or unnecessary to remove, whether they are junk files, temporary files, or large but unused files that have eaten up a large portion of your iPad space. In addition, if you wish to further regain more room in you iPad by compressing photos without any quality loss, or uninstalling apps in batches, Tenorshare iCareFone has made both a lot easier. If you have become more interested in this software, read on to learn how to improve performance of iPad.

Step 1: Download, install, and run Tenorshare iCareFone in your computer. It will recognize your iPad after you connect it to your computer. Choose "Clean & Speed up".

Step 2: Choose "Quick Scan" to enable Tenorshare iCareFone to scan your iPad files.

Step 3: When the scanning is done, you may see different file categories have been displayed. Choose any type of unwanted file to clean up.

In some cases, it is the new but unstable iOS that is to blame for your sluggish iPad. If the iOS version you have updated your iPad to is buggy and not stable enough to ensure that your device is running smoothly, you may choose to downgrade it to an earlier version.

Other Tricks You may Try to Speed up Your iPad

Way 1: Restart you iPad. This trick fixes many problems for most of the time, including ipad sluggish problems. It enables the memory to refresh itself. Press and hold down the Power button until you see the Power Off slider, and swipe it to power down your iPad. Then press the Power button again to wake your iPad back up.

Way 2: Disable iOS system services or functions that have been unnecessarily turned on but significantly slowed down your iPad. Such services as Background App Refresh, App Notifications, Location Services, Spotlight, etc. can be selectively turned off according to your needs.

But after all, Tenorshare iCareFone is the best and must-try way to speed up your sluggish iPad/iPhone/iPod. Next time your iPad runs slowly, try this software to free it up.


Tenorshare iCareFone is a useful tool to speed up and improve performance of your lagging or frozen iPad. Just download it and try fixing your slow iPad.

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iPad Follow @Jerry Cook